Gracilaria protea J.
Gracilaria protea J.Agardh 1901: 58
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1901). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Vol. tertii, pars quarta. De Florideis Mantissa collectanea tum de speciebus novis aut aliter interpretandis commentaria, tum indicea sistens specierum antea seorsim descriptarum. pp. , 1-149. Lundae [Lund]: apud C.W.K. Gleerup.
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This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Papenfuss (1943a: 87), the name Gracilaria dentata has been misapplied to this species by Delf & Michell (1921: 108)
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Mauritius (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 174).
Iyer, R., Tronchin, E.M., Bolton, J.J. & Coyne, V.E. (2005). Molecular systematics of the Gracilariaceae (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) with emphasis on Southern Africa. Journal of Phycology 41: 672-684.
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